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ActiveXHost Class

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Hosts an ActiveX control as an element within Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) content.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Interop
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public class ActiveXHost : HwndHost
You cannot directly create an instance of this class in XAML.

Use the ActiveXHost class to host an ActiveX control as a FrameworkElement. Currently, support is limited to windowed controls.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2